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Steve and I ended up on a very cold and windy Crosby Beach on saturday - but we were both on a cliché avoidance mission, so were determined to do something we'd not seen before with the statue.

We've all seen and taken fantastic sunset shots with the statue refelcted in the sand, so why bother reinventing a wheel when you can try crafting a littel different?

Anyway, this is me running around on the sand as Steve hit my remote release to capture lots of me.

I've left most of the big me's off as they mask the little mes.

Lots of work in photoshop here, so hope someone likes it!

Camera:Canon EOS 5D
Lens:17-40
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Ades Meet Anthony
Username:ade_mcfade ade_mcfade
Uploaded:18 Mar 2009 - 7:23 PM
Tags:Black & white, Landscape / travel, Specialist / abstract
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blackbird
blackbird e2 Member 8159 forum postsblackbird vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:26 PM

I like it!! a lot Smile

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Trout_Man
Trout_Man e2 Member 6Trout_Man vcard Wales30 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:37 PM

It`s amazing what photographers do...I thought they were posts on the thumbnail...must wear my glasses more often.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:37 PM

Extremely clever work this should do well my friend, lots of effort and ingenuity.

Dougie

When do you try it at night?

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barrovian
barrovian e2 Member 10163 forum postsbarrovian vcard United Kingdom
18 Mar 2009 - 7:39 PM

Un-cliche like take - worth a click.

P

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fauxtography
fauxtography e2 Member 96573 forum postsfauxtography vcard 36 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:41 PM

LOL! Love it!

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philsmed
philsmed e2 Member 6philsmed vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:44 PM

A different take on the Gormley's - Also humour on ephoto something we don't see enough of (I'm as guilty as anyone). well done Ade.

Phil

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade e2 Member 1015119 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:48 PM

This is why I was thinking of taking a tripod on Saturday - just the Gorillapod.

Maybe do it at a bar, have several of one of us sat talking at the bar to each other Wink

cheers folks

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wamp
wamp e2 Member 8276 forum postswamp vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 7:48 PM

I do, works very well and is very effective too Smile

Sean

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rossi
rossi e2 Member 11142 forum postsrossi vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 8:07 PM

Excellent stuff, love it

Ian

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Bodiewil
Bodiewil e2 Member 746 forum postsBodiewil vcard Wales
18 Mar 2009 - 8:11 PM

Love it Ade

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kitsch
kitsch e2 Member 8439 forum postskitsch vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 8:15 PM

LOL and it works well Smile

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mcgannc
mcgannc e2 Member 6389 forum postsmcgannc vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 8:21 PM

Great idea.

Chris

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tony64
tony64 e2 Member 10204 forum poststony64 vcard England9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 9:15 PM

Top marks for trying something completely different Ade. I much prefer this, much more fun!
Tony

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stevenj
stevenj e2 Member 111982 forum postsstevenj vcard England
18 Mar 2009 - 10:11 PM

Aha so it worked well then! Really like the result, time well spent and noses well frozen!
Not done mine yet, saving it for a rainy day!

Smile

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 10:30 PM

Lol, and I thought I was barking mad but evidently I have much to learn Oh Master Wink

Very clever and a giggle too .....

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csurry
csurry  129230 forum posts92 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 10:34 PM

I'm sorry but if Steve hit the remote release then surely this is his shot and not yours, since he was the photographer - poor form claiming someone elses work Tongue

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ade_mcfade
ade_mcfade e2 Member 1015119 forum postsade_mcfade vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 10:40 PM


Quote: I'm sorry but if Steve hit the remote release then surely this is his shot and not yours, since he was the photographer - poor form claiming someone elses work

picky or what Wink

we both set the shots up on our own cameras, then go the other to hit the cable release when we said "now".

so cheers for this one Steve Wink i'll take credit, and you can take credit for yours.... which I took... err

confused now

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Lilac
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18 Mar 2009 - 11:10 PM

Great image - looks like you had fun doing it

Susan

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OMG
OMG e2 Member 651 forum postsOMG vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2009 - 12:15 AM

Great fun and very clever work. Way beyond me but it looks tiring so I am off to bed!
Rgds Derek

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TAb
TAb e2 Member 7TAb vcard United States
19 Mar 2009 - 1:49 AM

Awesome shot and idea!

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2009 - 9:07 AM

Like it Ade - fun too.
Regards Richard.

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19 Mar 2009 - 9:26 AM

i know a good therapist, ill send you his number Wink
Phil

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katieb
katieb e2 Member 10255 forum postskatieb vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2009 - 9:49 AM

Love it - great to see something different from this spot.
It's given me an idea thank you.
Kate

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angej
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19 Mar 2009 - 10:51 AM

Love itSmile

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rowarrior
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19 Mar 2009 - 1:10 PM

Well it's definitely different!

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JamesBurns
19 Mar 2009 - 1:45 PM

Well avoided sir!

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tommythecat
tommythecat e2 Member 8147 forum poststommythecat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2009 - 3:16 PM

Great stuff. I like the impression that you're entertaining the statue rather than the opposite... maybe even more so if you were posed more towards the statue than the camera, but I guess that's only my reading of the image anyway! Like it a lot. Tommy

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Diana
Diana e2 Member 82011 forum postsDiana vcard Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
20 Mar 2009 - 11:41 AM

ha ha very good work, its yours claim it crikey all those great togs had many assistants working with them, its the brain that makes the pic not just the person who touches a button ..much more has gone into this than clicking a remote

excellent

Diana

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DRicherby
DRicherby e2 Member 6269 forum postsDRicherby vcard United Kingdom725 Constructive Critique Points
21 Mar 2009 - 1:23 PM

This is a real gem. Especial credit for the blurred moving Ades and the Ades pointing at other Ades.

You could do a whole series of these, performing different activities in front of the statue (reading to it, worshiping it, sitting on a deckchair ignoring it, ...) and paying homage to famous photographs (the Abbey Road cover, Behind the Gare St Lazare, Capa's shots of the Normandy landings, ...).

Right, that should keep you busy for a few months. Get to it! Smile

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Alciabides
24 Mar 2009 - 1:15 AM

Ironic comment on Gormley's use of repetition.

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KarenFB
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24 Mar 2009 - 7:12 AM

Lol! Brilliant! Goodness knows what folks thought, when they saw you doing this! It is good to see something different...............and this is definitely 'something different'!

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webjam
webjam e2 Member 10292 forum postswebjam vcard Netherlands11 Constructive Critique Points
26 Mar 2009 - 9:37 PM

Great work! No cliche here. Must have been a lot of fun taking this picture (and lots of Photoshopwork too Smile )

Jacqueline

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stevenj
stevenj e2 Member 111982 forum postsstevenj vcard England
7 Sep 2009 - 10:40 PM

I forgot to claim this one! Smile It's not like I have an abundance of them myself!

It sure was fun, and was it really that long ago!

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5 Oct 2009 - 1:59 PM

I've photographed the Gormley Statues a couple of times and it's refreshing to see someone use a bit of imagination for a change. Excellent work and very well processed. The votes speak for themselves...

Andrew.

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